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Re: Code review/discussion time again.

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Code review/discussion time again.
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 00:42:29 -0200

On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 10:17 PM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Modifying Lilypond, then recompiling and reinstalling.  That's not the
>>> most hack-friendly way.  I am still finding my way around.
>> You're only modifying .scm files, so there shouldn't be any
>> recompiling/reinstalling involved.
> They are lilypond .scm files, so I need to edit them either in the
> source tree (where they won't get consulted without reinstalling) or in
> the installed tree (where they will get overwritten on reinstalling) or
> in private directories (where I get into search order mess when
> different versions are flying around).

The recommended method for doing this on linux is

1. edit files in the src tree

2. run lilypond as ./out/bin/lilypond from the toplevel of the build tree.

then the symlink magic will make sure that system files come from the
source tree.

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